Virtualization efforts need to cut across multiple technology areas for maximum business impact. Storage platforms that support virtualized servers are imperatives if enterprises are to gain the full benefits of virtualization.
Solid state devices now have a common platform for performance testing
The ongoing proliferation of information and the need to digitally catalog all of it has resulted in a massive glut of data. The challenge for users is to figure out how they can best store and manage this huge amount of data.
Cloud data storage has advantages, but recent events illustrate that trusting all of your data to the cloud could be foolish.
While reference data is often the first subject area that is pursued, it is only one small aspect of a comprehensive enterprise data management solution, where there are other well-defined subject areas that must be addressed.
Two weeks ago, Amazon Web Services EC2 had an outage that impacted multiple Availability Zones due to problems with replication mirroring. This incident raised concerns on Cloud adoption and security. In a recent blog post, Trend Micro highlighted key learnings and what companies need to know while adopting the Cloud.
In response to the recent Amazon EC2 outage on 21 April 2011, RightScale's CTO Thorsten von Eicken blogs about lessons learned and tips to avoid another similar incident.
Acronis is warning small and medium businesses (SMBs) about the potential concerns associated with the rapid adoption of virtualization, as the complexity of managing migration, backup and recovery between physical, virtual and cloud environments set in.
Emerson Network Power announced six key questions data center managers should ask when implementing a data center infrastructure management (DCIM) solution in order to help data center managers better manage the critical information gap between the physical and virtual layers in the data center.
Cloud computing is being used to describe a growing list of computing products and services. Here's a list of 16 key attributes to help clarify the term.